Software Engineering Course Admission Requirements in Kenya

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Software Engineering is among top 10 most marketable course in Kenya. There are a couple of universities and colleges that offer this program in the country. Admission requirements for each institution are different.

Here are universities/colleges offering the program in Kenya and the admission requirements;

  • Egerton University Bachelor of Software Engineering Admission Requirements

All candidates admitted to the degree programme Bachelor of Software Engineering (SOEN) must satisfy one of the following minimum requirements;
Direct entry for Degree in Software Engineering must have an aggregate grade of C+ in KCSE with at least grade C+ in English or Kiswahili, and Mathematics and Physics, or its equivalent.
Those holding a credit pass and above in Diploma in an IT related programme from an institution recognized by the Egerton University Senate.
Those holding qualifications equivalent to the above from institutions recognized by the Egerton University Senate.

Website link: http://www.egerton.ac.ke/index.php/Computer-Science/bachelor-of-software-engineering.html

  • JKUAT MSc. Software Engineering Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements
1.1 The common regulations for the Masters degree in the University shall apply.

1.2 The minimum requirements for eligibility into the Master of Science in Software Engineering are:
(a) Holders of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Computer Technology/Information Technology,  Mathematics and Computer science,  and Electronic Engineering of at least Upper Second Class Honours  of JKUAT.
(b) Holders of a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline: Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics and Physics of at least Upper Second Class Honours and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science of a minimum Credit grade from an institution recognized by senate or an equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by Senate.
(c) Any other qualification from an institution recognized by senate  and equivalent to (a) and (b) above.

2.     CREDIT TRANSFER

2.1 No candidate will be allowed to transfer more than one third of the total number of taught courses.
2.2 Application for exemption shall be considered only after the applicant has paid an exemption fee.

Website link: http://www.jkuat.ac.ke/postgraduate-courses/msc-software-engineering/

  • Zetech University Diploma in Software Engineering- DSE Admission Requirements

——–An aggregate mean grade of C- and above in K.C.S.E

—–D- in Mathematics

—–D- in either English or Kiswahili OR Relevant qualification approved by the University Senate

Website link: https://zetech.ac.ke/course/diploma-in-software-engineering-dse/

  • Kisii University Bachelor of Software Engineering (SD) Admission Requirements

All candidates admitted to the degree programme Bachelor of Software Engineering (SOEN) must satisfy one of the following minimum requirements:

4.1Direct entry for Degree in Software Engineering must have an aggregate grade of C+ in KCSE with at least grade C+ in English or Kiswahili, and Mathematics and Physics, or its equivalent.

4.2Those holding a credit pass and above in Diploma in an IT related programme from an institution recognized by the Kisii University Senate.

4.3Those holding qualifications equivalent to the above from institutions recognized by the Kisii University Senate.

Website link: https://www.kisiiuniversity.ac.ke/node/286

  • NIBS Diploma in Software Engineering Admission Requirements

Course ID:67

Course Name:Diploma in Software Engineering

School:School of Computer Science

Level:

Diploma

Examination Body:City & Guilds

Entry Requirements:KCSE D Plain

Duration:1 year

Intakes:January, March, June, September

Website link: https://www.nibs.ac.ke/programmes/school-of-computer-science/diploma-in-software-engineering/

  • University of Easter Africa,Baraton Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering

Website link: https://www.ueab.ac.ke/course/bachelor-of-science-in-software-engineering/

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